Postcard of Poperinghe
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|Title||Postcard of Poperinghe|
|Notes||Postcard of French troops in town Square. Reverse reads: 'Dearest Mother. Just a line to say that your son has been mentioned in despatches - the last issue. I think I would like a hair brush with the money so very kindly given. Ever your loving son. leo' |
Part of the photograph and scrap album of Revd. Leonard Thomas Pearson, Army Chaplain's Department (attached No. 44 Casualty Clearing Station), discovered in a skip and deposited with the Bodlian Library. Revd. Pearson was interviewed by Lyn Macdonald for her book 'The Roses of No Man's Land', which contains two extracts and a photograph.
|Item Date||1914 - 1918|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Stuart Lee|
|Contributed on the behalf of||P Vainker|